Tennessee Whiskey Trail Hosting “Tennessee Whiskey Week”
To Celebrate International Tennessee Whiskey Day
Pours, Tours and More Whiskey-Centered Events Hosted Around Nashville
The Tennessee Whiskey Trail, a collaborative effort of the Tennessee Distillers Guild, is paying homage to Nashville’s cocktail and culinary scene with a themed “Tennessee Whiskey Week” from May 15–19, as a lead-up to International Tennessee Whiskey Day on May 21.
Whiskey Week will feature a variety of events, including spirit-themed dinners with local chefs and whiskey pour and cocktail specials at select Nashville bars. The week will culminate with the Tennessee Whiskey Trail Experience, a weekend-long celebration of International Tennessee Whiskey Day on May 19–21.
Whiskey Week includes events throughout the city, as well as food and beverage specials at notable local spots like Acme Feed & Seed, Pullman Standard, Bastion, Bourbon Steak, Hathorne, Urban Cowboy, and more. Those interested can find more details on the full list of options and ticket signups for certain events at www.tnwhiskeytrailexperience.com/whiskey-week.
Tuesday, May 16
Spirit-themed dinner, hosted by James Beard Award-winning Chef Tony Mantuano at The Joseph, in partnership with Nelson’s Green Brier and Master Distiller Andy Nelson, 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 17
Spirit-themed dinner, hosted by Chef Christopher Ayala at Ellington’s, in partnership with Company Distilling and Master Distiller Jeff Arnett, 6:30–9:30 p.m.
Spirit-themed dinner, hosted by Chef Jeremy Wyatt of Acme Feed & Seed at Southernaire Market, in partnership with Uncle Nearest, 7 p.m.
Thursday, May 18
The Davidson Reserve Blend Your Own Bottle Experience at Pennington Distilling Company, at 6 p.m.
Tennessee Whiskey Trail Experience
Friday, May 19
Jack Daniel’s BBQ on the Hill Experience: Exclusive BBQ Tour and Tasting with live music and a meet and greet with Jack Daniel’s Assistant Distiller Lexi Phillips, from 9 a.m–4 p.m.
Spirit-themed dinner, hosted by Executive Chef Dmitriy Kakuschke at Bourbon Steak, in partnership with Chattanooga Whiskey, 7 p.m.
Pre-Party at Ole Smoky Distillery/Sixth and Peabody, featuring live music, games and more, 11 a.m.–11 p.m.
Saturday, May 20
Grand Tasting Experience, featuring samples from all the Tennessee Whiskey Trail distilleries, an opportunity to purchase bottles to go, live music, a cigar lounge and interactive games, from 1–6 p.m.
Sunday, May 21
Women & Whiskey brunch at Bourbon Steak, featuring Old Dominick Master Distiller Alex Castle, George Dickel Distiller and General Manager Nicole Austin, and Lexi Phillips, 11 a.m.
Spirit-themed dinner, hosted by Chef Matt Bolus at 404 Kitchen, in partnership with Jack Daniel’s, 6 p.m.
About Tennessee Whiskey Trail
Where the whiskey meets the road. Six years ago, Tennessee Whiskey Trail was launched by the Tennessee Distillers Guild as a celebration of our state and its signature spirits. Today, we host more than 30 stops across the state, offering a taste of Tennessee and a road map for adventure. Visitors to the Trail can soak up the sights and sounds that have been shaped by Tennessee whiskey, whether stopping by for a sip or making a weekend of it. For more information, visit www.tnwhiskeytrail.com and Tennessee Whiskey Trail’s Instagram.